{he}ART For Haiti extended through March 28, 2010: Art is Still Available for Sale

N’AP BOULE: A BENEFIT FOR THE PEOPLE OF HAITI After a successful live and silent auction, Anonymous Gallery and {he}ART For Haiti extend sale and exhibition through Sunday, March 28, 2010 Anonymous Gallery | 169 Bowery | New York, NY 10002 Gallery Hours: 12PM-6PM WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY Call For Appointment: 646.238.9069 March 7-28 On Sunday March 7, 2010, Anonymous Gallery …

Joe Conzo! The Bronx: Mi Barrio, Mi Orgullo exhibit

Joe Conzo !!!! Certainly one of my favorite photographers and people on earth. Go Check out this show! The Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, CUNY, presents the opening reception for Joe Conzo’s exhibition THE BRONX: MI BARRIO, MI ORGULLO Curators: Mario H. Ramírez, Pedro Juan Hernández Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 6:00pm Centro Library East Building, 3rd …

Up in the Bronx…Museum

Bronx Talks: Urban Archivists! FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11 , 6-8PM @ BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS NORTH BUILDING ADMISSION: FREE “Meet some of the artists in the first exhibition of the Urban Archives Project for a gallery talk as they discuss the emergence of hip hop in the South Bronx in the early 1980s.” Featuring: Joe Conzo, Lisa Kahane, Stefan Eins, …

I Heart Joe Conzo

So much for the old adage about Puerto-Ricans and Dominicans despising one another. Quiet as kept, it’s quite the contrary. Case in point: my admiration and respect for documentary photographer and Born in the Bronx lensman Joe Conzo, Jr. In the late ’70s, Conzo captured some of the earliest moments of hip-hop, classic salsa (his dad was the late master …

Subway Art @ Revolution Books

As expected, the Subway Art 25th Anniversary edition book signing was a huge success for my friend Henry Chalfant, his co-author Martha Cooper, and, perhaps most importantly, Revolution Books. They are in trouble, and may have to shut their irreverent doors if we don’t  support them. While it’s true that we’re all trying to stay afloat in these challenging economic …

A Great Day in Salsa, Indeed

There was something off with the picture. On one side, there were about 50 of the greatest salseros on the planet waiting to have their group photograph taken: Johnny Pacheco, Ismael Miranda, Joe Bataan, (a skinny!) Tito Nieves, Bobby Sanabria, my  favorite “Marvelous Jew” Larry Harlow, the list goes on. And on the other side stood the staff of a …